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Lexington, Missouri

  • Machpelah Cemetery

    Machpelah Cemetery was established by an act of the Missouri General Assembly in 1849. It's name comes from the Old Testament, the 23rd chapter of Genesis, and contains the graves of many early settle...
    Machpelah Cemetery

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Linwood Lawn

This 26 room mansion remains much as it was when built in 1850 for $85,000. "Touring this home is well worth a drive of several-hundred miles." It is reputed to be the first home west of the Mississippi River that originally possessed indoor plumbing, central air, hot &

Lexington, MO Historic Homes

Lexington Historical Museum

Lexington Historical Museum, built as the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1846

Lexington, MO Museums

Historic Districts

Lexington has more pre-Civil War homes and commercial buildings (over 135), per-capita, than any other community regardless of size, in the state of Missouri. Many of the homes are open for tours by appointment through the Tourism Bureau. The 900

Lexington, MO Historic Districts

Graystone Park House

The original house was built between 1833 and 1836, and an addition was made in 1850. The house takes its name from the limestone lintels and sills of the windows, which were left unpainted when the front part of the house was added. This 10

Lexington, MO Historic Homes

Battle of Lexington State Historic Site

This battlefield is one of the few Civil War battlefields that has never been cultivated and the outlines of the trenches are still visible. A self-guided walking tour is available. The visitor center has a fine display of artifacts from the battle and an excellent 15 minute film which brings the "

Lexington, MO Battlefields

Things to do near Lexington, MO

Eagles Landing Golf Course Of Belton

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

historic Independence Square

Start your Independence Tour at the historic Independence Square, where Harry Truman started his political carer and thousand...

Vaughn Orchard

Cider, apple butter, cider jelly, barbecue, apple fritters, fried apple pies and caramel apples all prepared on site. Educati...

Puppetry Arts Institute

Home to hundreds of puppets and marionettes from around the world, including a Punch and Judy collection and puppets from the...

1827 Log Courthouse

You'll be fascinated by the history that fills this rudimentary structure, which for four eyars served as the last courthouse...